dr. J (Jannette) van BeekLecturer and education coordinator
Dr Jannette van Beek works as part-time lecturer at the Urban Economics Group (formerly Economics of Consumers and Households Group) at Wageningen University since August 2016. She is the education coordinator of this group since August 2019. Jannette studied Psychology at Utrecht University (2004-2010). During her Bachelor, she specialized in Clinical and Health Psychology as well as Methodology and Statistics and wrote a thesis on the effectiveness of implementation intentions targeted at healthy eating behavior. After obtaining her BSc degree, Jannette started with the Research Master Social and Health Psychology: Research in Behavioral Regulation at Utrecht University. In addition, she worked as a student-assistant at various Psychology departments and was co-organizer of the Fresh Crop Symposium at the Eighth Conference on Psychology and Health. Her thesis on construal level and self-control was awarded the Unilever Research Prize 2010. After obtaining her MSc degree (cum laude), Jannette started as PhD candidate at the Economics of Consumers and Households Group at Wageningen University (2011-2016). In addition, she was a member of the PhD council and the education committee of the Wageningen School of Social Sciences. From November 2016 till December 2018 Jannette worked as part-time lecturer at the Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group at Wageningen University.